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Will the #US – #China trade war keep the #Euro afloat?

Will the #US – #China trade war keep the #Euro afloat?

| December 9, 2019

We’ve written before about politics and their influence on forex trading. The actions of influential politicians in the US, Europe, and other areas with large and significant economies can and do impact exchange rates on a day-to-day basis. And naturally, larger actions and conflicts can have a greater effect. For example, back in February EU […]

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Exploring the Potential of #Holographic Technology – What Will 2020 Bring?

Exploring the Potential of #Holographic Technology – What Will 2020 Bring?

| December 8, 2019

Technological progress is a never-ending process. It seems, though, that next year is the year our perception of the world as we know it is about to undergo profound changes – again. This time, however, the next big step is holography. And by holography, we mean the latest news about Samsung’s patent for holographic technology […]

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Commission awards more than €278 million to help start-ups and #SMEs market their innovations

Commission awards more than €278 million to help start-ups and #SMEs market their innovations

| December 6, 2019

The European Commission has selected 75 promising start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the largest funding round so far of the pilot phase of the European Innovation Council (EIC), worth more than €278 million. As a major novelty, 39 of these companies are set to receive both a grant and a direct equity investment. Innovation, Research, […]

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#Cybersecurity – Nine more EU countries sign up for joint initiative to explore secure quantum communication

#Cybersecurity – Nine more EU countries sign up for joint initiative to explore secure quantum communication

| December 5, 2019

Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, France, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Finland have agreed to work with ten other EU countries towards the development of a quantum communication infrastructure (QCI) across Europe. They have signed the declaration of co-operation launched in June 2019. Its signatories will explore together, with the European Commission and with the support of the […]

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#EUProgrammeForEmploymentAndSocialInnovation – €200 million for microfinance institutions and social enterprise lenders across Europe

#EUProgrammeForEmploymentAndSocialInnovation – €200 million for microfinance institutions and social enterprise lenders across Europe

| December 2, 2019

The European Union, the European Investment Fund (EIF), and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have launched a €200 million loan fund to support lending to micro-enterprises and social enterprises under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation(EaSI). Commenting on the new EaSI loan fund. Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Commissioner Marianne Thyssen said: “We are delighted […]

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A European fund to support #CircularBioeconomy

A European fund to support #CircularBioeconomy

| December 2, 2019

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced the completion of the public procurement process for the selection of an investment advisor to set up and manage the European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF). The selected investment advisor is ECBF Management GmbH and Hauck & Aufhäuser Fund Services S.A. will act as the Alternative […]

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Give rapid support to food producers penalized by #Airbus ruling, urge MEPs

Give rapid support to food producers penalized by #Airbus ruling, urge MEPs

| November 29, 2019

The EU must act swiftly to help EU farmers unduly affected by newly imposed US tariffs worth €6.8 billion, said Parliament on Thursday (28 November). MEPs express deep concerns over the collateral damage borne by EU agriculture and food sector due to a dispute in an unrelated sector and deplore the US decision to impose […]

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